Jackson, DeKalb authorities bust alleged check forger


Jackson and DeKalb County investigators teamed up to bring down an alleged check-forger.

Sheriff Jimmy Harris said he was very happy, especially during these difficult financial times, that they were able to seek restitution for the money the businesses involved lost due to these forgeries.

25 year old Amber Kira Nicho Thompson of Rainsville is being held on $4,000 bond in the DeKalb County Jail.

According to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris, Thompson passed forged checks at two businesses in his jurisdiction, and is responsible for seven other cases in Jackson County.\

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